Thursday, December 22, 2011

News Archives: Actor Ronald Reagan to run for governor

n. a. (1966, January 4). Actor Ronald Reagan to run for governor. Ocala Star-Banner, p. 14.

The Reagan for governor campaign officially launched on 16 television stations throughout CA.  At the time, the other announced candidates were Laughlin E. Waters, George Christopher, and a little-known cosmetics manufacturer named William Patrick.

The AP reported that, while still a Democrat, Reagan worked for the Nixon campaign in 1960 as well as for Eisenhower in ’52 and ’56.

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